Dr. Schwericke, employed by Bayer AG from 1960 and up to 1994 as the head company lawyer, was the president of the Sportvereinigung Bayer 04 Leverkusen from 1975 to 1984. "We have to thank his creative energy for promotion from Bundesliga Division 2 North to the Bundesliga in 1979. The club laid the foundations for future success under his leadership," said Bayer 04 CEO Michael Schade.
At Bayer 04 home games, Dr. Schwericke often used to leave his seat in the stands and go down to the running track to support the team at pitch level. Dr. Schwericke also made a name for himself in local government politics in Leverkusen: The Berliner was on the City Council as a member of the CDU group from 1975 to 1990.
Bayer 04 want to preserve the memory of Dr. Jürgen Schwericke in an appropriate manner.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen have given U17 player Francis Onyeka a long-term contact. The club has agreed a deal with the 16-year-old to 30 June 2027.Show more
#B04eSports team suffered the first defeat of the season on matchday five in the VBL Club Championship 2023/24. Last night’s other games ended in a win and a draw. The Black and Reds are now fifth in the North West division.Show more
The fans have decided: The goal scored by Florian Wirtz to make it 1-0 for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the 2-1 home win against SC Freiburg was voted Goal of the Month for October with 45 % of the votes cast. The 20-year-old Werkself player won the vote conducted by ARD-Sportschau by a clear margin ahead of second-placed Harry Kane (Bayern Munich).Show more
BK Häcken have yet to gain a point in Group H. The club from Gothenburg entertain the Werkself on Thursday 30 November (kick-off: 21.00 CET). Häcken will be looking to improve their record in the last European home game of the year against the group leaders.Show more
Bayer 04 celebrate a special anniversary next year. 1 July 1904 saw the foundation of the sports club from the paint factories called the ‘Turn- und Spielverein der Farbenfabriken vorm. Friedr. Bayer & Co. in Leverkusen’Show more